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Church Encourages Missionaries to Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine

Church Encourages Missionaries to Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine

The Missionary Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following message on Friday, April 23, 2021, to Church leaders in the United States: COVID-19 vaccines are becoming available in many places throughout the world. All missionaries and prospective missionaries are encouraged to safeguard themselves and others by being vaccinated. Individuals are responsible to make their …

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Act Upon Impressions, President Oaks Says in New #HearHim Video

Act Upon Impressions, President Oaks Says in New #HearHim Video

“When you get an impression, act upon it, however unusual it seems or however inadequate you feel in following it,” says President Dallin H. Oaks in a new #HearHim video, the latest in the How I Hear Him video series about learning to hear the voice of the Lord.   “You may not know the reason, but blessings will follow …

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What Did the Prophet of Jesus Christ Teach at General Conference?

What Did the Prophet of Jesus Christ Teach at General Conference?

“Start today to increase your faith,” said President Russell M. Nelson during a special Easter Sunday morning session of general conference on April 4. The conference, which reached millions around the world, was held April 3 and 4 and featured speakers from every inhabited continent. The president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, revered by members as a …

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Church Announces 20 New Temples

In the final session of the April 2021 General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced twenty new temples in the following locations: Oslo, Norway Brussels, Belgium Vienna, Austria Kumasi, Ghana Beira, Mozambique Cape Town, South Africa Singapore, Republic of Singapore Belo Horizonte, Brazil Cali, Colombia Querétaro, Mexico Torreón, Mexico Helena, Montana Casper, Wyoming Grand Junction, Colorado Farmington, New Mexico Burley, …

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Meet the New Primary General Presidency

Meet the New Primary General Presidency

The Primary presidency oversees the Church’s organization that teaches children ages 18 months to 11 years the gospel of Jesus Christ and helps them live its principles. These leaders serve under the direction of the First Presidency and travel frequently to help guide and support the children and their local leaders. Sister Camille N. Johnson, President Sister Johnson finished a …

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How to Watch or Listen to April 2021 General Conference Live

How to Watch or Listen to April 2021 General Conference Live

General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will occur April 3-4, 2021. You can join with millions worldwide to hear inspiring messages about Jesus Christ through any of the methods found below. General sessions for all audiences will be Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. mountain daylight time. A priesthood session for all …

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Highlights from the April 2021 Conference Leadership Meeting

Highlights from the April 2021 Conference Leadership Meeting

The global leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is once again gathering (in person for those at Church headquarters and digitally for the rest of the world) for instruction prior to general conference. On Thursday, April 1, 2021, some 300 General Authorities, General Officers and Area Seventies heard messages from the First Presidency and the Quorum …

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Single Men Able to Serve in Bishoprics, Other Leadership Positions

Single Men Able to Serve in Bishoprics, Other Leadership Positions

As part of the ongoing updates to the General Handbook for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, policies have been broadened to allow single adult males to serve in more leadership positions. “In recent months, our minds have been drawn with particular focus to Latter-day Saints who are single adults,” said Elder Quentin L. Cook. “We want you …

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39 Temples to Open for Proxy Baptisms in April 2021

39 Temples to Open for Proxy Baptisms in April 2021

In April, 39 temples—including 14 in Utah—will begin Phase 2-B of reopening and seven temples will move to Phase 3. Phase 2-B allows for a temple baptistry to open for small groups—particularly for members with a limited-use temple recommend. The following 17 temples will begin Phase 2-B on April 12, 2021. Note: The online scheduling system for each temple will …

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President Nelson Offers Special Palm Sunday Invitation

President Nelson to Give Special Easter Message Sunday

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared a story illustrating how to find peace in troubling times and circumstances as part of a special Easter invitation.   As the world seeks relief from the stains of a disrupted year, President Nelson reminds us there is only one way to find the solemnity and …

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